How to play iTunes Movies on Vizio Smart TV
Q: “Recently I’ve bought a lot of hot movies from iTunes, and I’d like to watch them on my big screen Vizio Smart TV, but it seemed that I cannot play iTunes M4V movies on it from USB flash drive. Can someone tell me what’s wrong with it and is there any way to solve this problem?”
Smart TV is more and more popular nowadays, and Vizio Smart TV may be the most popular choice for young people. However, for people who like to buy movies from iTunes store, they may don’t know how to watch iTunes movies on Vizio Smart TV. This article is to share 2 useful tips on how to mirror iPhone screen or Mac screen to Vizio smart TV for watching. In addition, I’m going to share with you the most popular way of watching movies on Vizio Smart TV.
Tip 1. Mirror iTunes Movies to Vizio Smart TV via Apple TV
Apple TV is the primary method to connect iPhone/Mac with Vizio Smart TV. This might be the easiest way to mirror iTunes movie to Vizio Smart TV from iPad or Mac, and you can follow the quick steps below to do it.
Step 1. Firstly, you should connect your Apple TV, Vizio Smart TV, iPhone or Mac (if you are going to play iTunes movies from Mac computer) with the same internet connection.
Step 2. Secondly, start playing iTunes movies/TV shows on Mac or iPhone, then on the mirroring screen, you can choose your Apple TV device to start mirroring.
Step 3. After that, the movie will be stopped to play on iPhone or Mac, and you can watch the iTunes purchased or rental movies and TV shows on Vizio Smart TV now.
Tip 2. Mirror iTunes Movies to Vizio Smart TV via AirPlay
Generally speaking, we are not allowed to transfer iTunes movies to Vizio Smart TV directly via AirPlay method without Apple TV connection. As everyone knows, iTunes rental or purchased movies are DRM protected. It means we can only enjoy the iTunes videos with Apple devices. Apple also claimed recently that users didn’t own the digital content actually after purchase. The movies or TV shows will disappear if it’s unavailable on the iTunes store, and the consumers can’t get any refund. All these disgusting issues are caused by the annoying DRM technologies.
To mirror iTunes movies to Vizio smart TV successfully via AirPlay, it seems that we have to get rid of the Fairplay DRM at first. M4VGO is a good choice to remove DRM protection from iTunes rental/purchased movies or TV shows. With this iTunes video to Vizio Smart TV converter, you can transfer all your iTunes downloaded videos to Vizio Smart TV with DRM free. It supports any iTunes purchased and rental videos and actually strips the DRM protection with lossless quality.
Key Features of M4VGO
- Remove DRM restriction from iTunes movie rentals and purchases
- Convert M4V videos to MOV, MP4, AVI, and other common formats
- Convert iTunes movies to any smart tvs, smartphones and tablets
- Convert iTunes videos at 30X faster speed
- Keep 100% original quality while converting iTunes movies
Now download the trial version to prepare conversion and learn how to play iTunes movie on Vizio TV via AirPlay step by step.
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1. Add iTunes M4V Movies
Install and run M4VGO on your computer. To make this iTunes to Vizio Smart TV Converter working successfully, you need to install iTunes on your computer as well. Once you run M4VGO, the iTunes will be launched automatically. By clicking “Add Files” icon, then you can choose iTunes movies or TV shows from iTunes library.
2. Chose Vizio Smart TV supported formaf
M4VGO supports almost all common used video and audio formats as output, including M4V, MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, MKV, FLV, TS, TRP etc. If you are planning to convert iTunes movies to Vizio Smart TV, it have some preset options for you. Here, you can select MP4 as output format.
3. Convert iTunes video to Vizio Smart TV playable video
Click “Convert” button to begin converting iTunes M4V to unprotected MP4 format.
Once the conversion finished, you can find the converted MP4 videos by clicking ” Open” button. Then put the converted MP4 videos on your iPhone or store these videos on your Mac computer for mirroring to Vizio Smart TV freely via Airplay.
4. Connect your Mac or iPhone to Vizio Smart TV
After choosing that option, the iPhone or Mac computer will stop playing the converted iTunes movies and start mirroring iTunes movies to the big screen. Now, just enjoy your iTunes movies and have a break on your sofa!
Another simple way to play iTunes movies on Vizio Smart TV
Tip: If your Vizio Smart TV set has a USB port, you may be able to use it to watch movies that you have downloaded or copied from your computer. Exactly what movies you can watch depends on your set, the video files and possibly even the USB drive itself. So you can transfer the covnerted iTunes movies to an USB flash drive then play the movies on Vizio Smart TV from USB.
More about Vizio Smart TV and iTunes Movies
At the eariler of this year, Vizio announced to partner with Apple to launch iTunes movies and TV shows app and add support to AirPlay 2 to its newest Smart TV models. It means that Vizio users will be able to access their existing iTunes libary and use iTunes Store as wish. With AirPlay 2 support, they can play iTunes videos from Apple devices to Vizio Smart TVs via AirPlay 2. Anyone who has 2019-2021 Vizio smart TV models can try this method to see whether it works or not. If you’re looking for an easy way, we still recommend you using the aforementioned three methods. Hope you can watch iTunes movies on Vizio Smart TV without any trouble now!
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